Historical Events In 1968
Thursday, 08 June 2023
Jun 04 Dorothy Gish, [de Guiche], actress (Home Sweet Home), dies at 70 in the year 1968.
Jun 05 In the year 1968 senator Robert F. Kennedy was shot and mortally wounded by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan, who was immediately arrested. Kennedy had just claimed victory in California's Democratic presidential primary. 68
Jun 05 In the year 1968 sirhan Sirhan shoots Bobby Kennedy, who dies the next day
Jun 05 US Senator Robert Kennedy shot and killed in Los Angeles in the year 1968.
Jun 06 In the year 1968 franklin C Fry, US minister (World Rad of Church), dies
Jun 06 In the year 1968 senator Robert F. Kennedy succumbs to being shot by Sirhan Bishara Sirhan the day before in Los Angeles.
Jun 07 On this day in history dan Duryea, actor (Pride of the Yankees), dies of cancer at at 60
Jun 07 Sirhan Sirhan indicted for Bobby Kennedy assassination on this day in history.
Jun 08 Gary Puckett &The Union Gap release "Lady Will Power" on this day in history.
Jun 08 In the year 1968 james Earl Ray, suspected of assassinating Martin Luther King Jr., is captured at the London Airport.
Jun 08 On this day in history new colonial constitution for Bermuda adopted
Jun 08 Rolling Stones release "Jumpin' Jack Flash" in the year 1968.
Jun 10 Yury Sergeyevich Milyutin, composer, dies at 65 on this day in history.
Jun 12 Fidelio Friedrich Finke, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jun 14 Karl-Birger Blomdahl, Swedish opera composer (Aniara), dies at 51 on this day in history.
Jun 15 John Lennon & Yoko Ono plant an acorn at Conventry Cathedral in the year 1968.
Jun 15 Samuel Earl "Wahoo Sam" Crawford, baseball pitcher, dies at 88 on this day in history.
Jun 18 Supreme Court bans racial discrimination in sale &rental of housing on this day in history.
Jun 19 On this day in history 50,000 participate in Solidarity Day March of Poor People's Campaign
Jun 20 On this day in history jim Hines becomes first person to run 100 meters in under 10 seconds
Jun 21 Ruth St Denis, ballerina (Dances of the 5 Senses), dies at 91 on this day in history.
Jun 21 Supreme Court Chief Justice Earl Warren resigns on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1968 canadian Sandra Post becomes first non-US &1st rookie LPGA winner
Jun 24 In the year 1968 deadline for redeeming silver certificate dollars for silver bullion
Jun 24 Joe Frazier TKOs Manda Ramos for world heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Jun 24 In the year 1968 resurrection City closed
Jun 25 Tony Hancock, actor/writer (Call Me Genius, Rebel), dies at 43 in the year 1968.
Jun 26 Iwo Jima & Bonin Islands returned to Japan by US on this day in history.
Jun 27 On this day in history ludvik Vaculik publishes "Manifest of 2000 words" in Prague
Jun 27 In the year 1968 norman Norton, cricketer (dismissed Hobbs in only Test for S Af), dies
Jun 28 On this day in history daniel Ellsberg indicted for leaking Pentagon Papers
Jun 29 On this day in history kitty Kelly, actress (Ladies of Jury, Behind Office Doors), dies at 66
Jun 30 In the year 1968 gaullists win victory in the French National Assembly elections
Jun 30 In the year 1968 john Gough, actor (Circus Kid, 2 for Tonight), dies at 73
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